- RT @SimonTilford: How did Britain get itself into such an unholy mess over the EU? A misplaced sense of exceptionalism explains a lot. http… 2 hours ago
- RT @anastasiakeeley: .@pblest worked for months on this piece about how the Left can win in the south, so excited to finally publish it htt… 3 hours ago
- RT @TheEconomist: As long as the government stays in denial about Brexit’s drawbacks, Britain is on course for disaster. Our cover https://… 3 hours ago
- RT @TonysAngle: So what happens if the 'promise' isn't met? Do those who have gone bankrupt get their businesses back? And the unemployed,… 3 hours ago
- RT @NinetyFive_UK: Hats off to Coventry Cathedral for this. #ThursdayThoughts https://t.co/XACRpE47je 5 hours ago
- RT @IanDunt: This is the right approach. No Westminster stitch-up, no replay, but a vote on the final terms. twitter.com/patrick_kidd/s… 5 hours ago
- RT @Remoaniac: Please RT your congratulations to @vincecable new leader of the @LibDems You have our full support - let's prepare for that… 5 hours ago
- RT @NsNrs1: New essay on #charities and public trust by Jill Halford & myself @NPCthinks #StateoftheSector essays bit.ly/2gMJDIL 5 hours ago
- RT @paul1kirby: Government debt per capita. By country. @OECD chart https://t.co/sD3neGtuOy 5 hours ago
- RT @TimHarford: “The only reason we wouldn’t come to a deal is if politics gets in the way.” ft.com/content/4f1310… "If"? That ship sailed… 5 hours ago
- RT @leftoutside: It's odd to see one man take the credit for protecting the status quo. 5 hours ago
- RT @leftoutside: What I find odd about this is the suggestion we've left behind some shameful age where the British we didn't like the empi… 5 hours ago
- An honest debate about austerity and tax
- The end of the state-shrinking dream
- A UK-EU customs union: An option most of us could live with?
- Has insecurity peaked?
- When trying to increase your pay was dangerous
- Is austerity over?
- The end of the Long 90s
- Brexit: Are we facing a workforce crunch?
- Pay attention business: politics is back!
- Employers: It’s your job to get migration down to 100,000
- The Red Tory moment
- AI: Still not clever enough to be allowed out on its own
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Monthly Archives: December 2011
Signs of what McKinsey called “The Great Rebalancing” are all around us. I smiled when I read about the messages of solidarity sent by Egyptians to the Occupy protesters in Europe and the USA. Time was when students in cold … Continue reading
Austerity, it seems, means that more of us are staying at home this Christmas and making our own fun. According to the Telegraph’s Harry Wallop, sales of board games are up this year, and they are especially popular among 7 … Continue reading
Today is the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. To be more accurate, it was at 5.30 this morning, London time. That’s the point when the sun reached the Tropic of Capricorn, its furthest point away from us. Today is … Continue reading
A hospital doctor has been awarded a record £4.5m for sex and race discrimination by an employment tribunal. It is an enormous amount of money but, according to the tribunal report, the employer’s behaviour was enormously bad. So bad that … Continue reading
Last week, in the pub, a friend of mine was reflecting on her recent consultancy assignments. From the outside, all the companies she worked for seemed to epitomise corporate excellence, with their gleaming headquarters and slick public images. Yet, once … Continue reading
Yesterday’s rise in unemployment took the total to a seventeen year high but the 128,000 rise over the last quarter hides something just as significant. Over the same period, the number of employees fell by 252,000. Much of the difference between … Continue reading
David Cameron claimed to be protecting British business and, especially, the City when he wielded his veto at the EU summit on Friday. You might, then, have expected him to return home to a rapturous welcome from bankers and business … Continue reading